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Buick LaCrosse vs. Chevrolet Malibu Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Buick LaCrosse vs. Chevrolet Malibu Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $34,330

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid   
Difference: $8,650

Lowest Total Invoice: $32,711

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid   
Difference: $8,416

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelLaCrosseMalibu
TrimBaseHybrid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $33,665 $27,875
Base Invoice $32,318 $26,760
Premium Group 5,000  
Sights and Sounds Package. 1,145  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 395  
Engine-block heater 100 100
Cargo mat 60 60
All-weather floor mats 140 140
Panoramic sunroof 1,550 1,150
Convenience and Technology Package   895
Driver Confidence Package   1,195
Leather Package   1,395
Navigation system   495
Cargo net   65
Door sill trim plates   85
Premium Group 4,800  
Sights and Sounds Package. 1,042  
Metallic paint (extra cost) 359  
Engine-block heater 91 91
Cargo mat 55 55
All-weather floor mats 127 127
Panoramic sunroof 1,410 1,047
Convenience and Technology Package   814
Driver Confidence Package   1,087
Leather Package   1,269
Navigation system   450
Cargo net   59
Door sill trim plates   77
Options (change) 8,390 5,580
Options (change) 7,884 5,076
Destination 925 875
Total Price $42,980 $34,330
Total Invoice $41,127 $32,711

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Buick LaCrosse vs. Chevrolet Malibu

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $6,025
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,904
Model Year20182018
ModelLaCrosseMalibu
TrimBaseHybrid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine194hp I4 H122hp I4 H
TransmissionT6CVT
DrivetrainFWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)25/35 MPG49/43 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)?, 11?, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18225/55-17
Total Price$42,980$34,330
Adjustments for Features-2,6250
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$40,355$34,330
Total Invoice$41,127$32,711
Adjustments for Features-2,5120
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$38,615$32,711

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Features Comparison: Buick LaCrosse vs. Chevrolet Malibu

Model Year20182018
ModelLaCrosseMalibu
TrimBaseHybrid
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
CVT $1000
FWD$0$0
Accessories 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Sunshade, rear, power$225 
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual $250
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power$350 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed $200
Obstacle detection, front $200
Pedestrian detection $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Surround sound$250 
Traffic + travel information$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside moldings$75 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror$75 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Detailed driving style feedback $100
Fog lights$125 
Head-up display (HUD)$350 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Tachometer$75 
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300 
Massage, driver seat$100 
Massage, passenger seat$100 
Memory system, driver seat$200 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150 
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Total Value of Features$4,850$2,225
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,625$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,5120

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Specifications Comparison: Buick LaCrosse vs. Chevrolet Malibu

Model Year20182018
ModelLaCrosseMalibu
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase114.4 in111.4 in
Length197.5 in193.8 in
Width73.5 in73.0 in
Height57.5 in57.7 in
Curb Weight3,490 lb.3,457 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.8 gal.15.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.4 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.7 in58.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in54.1 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in42.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.2 in37.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room56.6 in57.1 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.1 in53.4 in
Row 2 Legroom40.0 in38.1 in
Cargo Volume14.3 ft315.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Buick LaCrosse

Premium Group
FeatureValueRequested?
Cooled or ventilated front seats300No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat150Yes
Massage, driver seat100No
Massage, passenger seat100No
Heated steering wheel100No
Head-up display (HUD)350No
AC power outlet100Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Following distance indicator25Yes
Memory system, driver seat200No
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75No
Wireless charging station75Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Total Requested250064%
Total Not Requested142536%
Sights and Sounds Package.
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Surround sound250No
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Bose, 11 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Traffic + travel information25No
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested67552%
Total Not Requested62548%

Option Package Details
Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

Navigation system
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested675100%
Total Not Requested00%
Panoramic sunroof
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof1200Yes
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Total Requested1300100%
Total Not Requested00%
Convenience and Technology Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel150Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Remote start150Yes
Wireless charging station75Yes
Total Requested625100%
Total Not Requested00%
Driver Confidence Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, front200No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Auto-dimming headlights200No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50No
Following distance indicator25Yes
Total Requested122565%
Total Not Requested65035%
Leather Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power recliner, passenger seat100Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Bose, 9 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested145081%
Total Not Requested35019%

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